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Weather And Climate Review Quiz

22 Questions
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  • 1. 
    What is weather?
    • A. 

      Short term condition of a large area

    • B. 

      Short term condition of a small area

    • C. 

      Long term condition of a small area

    • D. 

      Long term condition of a large area

  • 2. 
    Select the five correct weather variables
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Air Temp

    • D. 

      Humidity

    • E. 

      Dew

    • F. 

      Wind

    • G. 

      Wind sound

    • H. 

      Wind Direction

    • I. 

      Air Pressure

  • 3. 
    What does latitude affect?
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Tides

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    When a city is close to a large body of water, there are
    • A. 

      Warm summers, cold winters

    • B. 

      Warm summers and winters

    • C. 

      Cold summers and winters

    • D. 

      Cold summers, warmer winters

  • 5. 
    Ocean currents are winds that carry warm water to equator and back
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Describe the two sides of a mountain barrier
    • A. 

      Windward is cool and humid and so is leeward

    • B. 

      Windward and Leeward are warm

    • C. 

      Windward is cool and humid while leeward is warm and dry

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    What are the two main factors of air masses?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Humidity

  • 8. 
    Match the air mass with its temp. and humidity 
    • A. cP
    • A.
    • B. cT
    • B.
    • C. cA
    • C.
    • D. mT
    • D.
    • E. mP
    • E.
  • 9. 
    Air moves from areas from 
    • A. 

      High to low

    • B. 

      Low to high

    • C. 

      Depends on the air pressure

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    HIgh pressure causes good weather while low causes stormy weather 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When is air pressure the greatest? 
    • A. 

      Center which is high pressure

    • B. 

      Side, which is low pressure

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 12. 
    When do fronts from?
    • A. 

      During bad weather

    • B. 

      When air masses meet

    • C. 

      When air is still

    • D. 

      When a hurricane starts

  • 13. 
    Name the four fronts
    • A. 

      Bad

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      Cold

    • E. 

      Stationary

    • F. 

      Occluded

  • 14. 
    • A. Warm Front
    • A.
    • B. Cold Front
    • B.
    • C. Stationary Front
    • C.
    • D. Occluded Front
    • D.
  • 15. 
    Storms include of low air pressure, clouds, precipitation, and strong winds 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Select the major types of storms
    • A. 

      Rainbows

    • B. 

      Winter Storms

    • C. 

      Tornadoes

    • D. 

      Thunderstorms

    • E. 

      Hurricanes

  • 17. 
    • A. Hurricanes
    • A.
    • B. Thunderstorms
    • B.
    • C. Tornadoes
    • C.
    • D. Blizzards
    • D.
  • 18. 
    The three types of pollution are air pollution, water pollution, and 
  • 19. 
    Factors of pollution
    • A. 

      Smog

    • B. 

      Smoke

    • C. 

      Rain

    • D. 

      Acid Rain

    • E. 

      Greenhouse effect

  • 20. 
    Warm air is more dense than cool air
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, warm air is less dense that cool air

  • 21. 
    Define each step in the water cycle
    • A. Evaporation
    • A.
    • B. Condensation
    • B.
    • C. Precipitation
    • C.
    • D. Transpiration
    • D.
    • E. Sublimation
    • E.
  • 22. 
    As altitude increases, temp. increases 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, as altitude increases, temp. decreases